Scottish Geology Festival 1 September to 17 October 2021

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Online Events – full listing

Online Video: Enlightenment Rocks – Curious

1 September - 17 October
Online Event

Glen Tilt is central to the history of geology because it was one of the sites where James Hutton (1726-97), the father of modern geology, devised his ideas about deep […]

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Scottish Fossils Online

Free
1 September @ 7:00 pm - 17 October @ 8:30 pm
Online Event

Over the course of the Scottish Geology Festival the Scottish Fossils team will be posting our favourite fossils over on Instagram and Facebook (@scottishfossils)! Scotland has a rich and varied […]

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Online Course: Geology of Scotland – session 3

Free
20 September @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Event

The Northern Highlands Terrane has basement rocks almost 3000 million years old (Lewisian Complex) that are mostly covered by the Proterozoic rocks of the Moine supergroup. These were deposited as […]

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Online Talk: Secrets of the North Sea

21 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online Event

The UK economy has greatly benefited from drilling exploration and production in the North Sea over several decades. And we are well aware that we have contributed to climate change […]

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Online talk: Virtual Fieldtrip to the Isle of Skye – Learnings for the Atlantic Margin

22 September @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The EAGE Local Chapter Aberdeen invites you to an Evening Lecture Webinar on 22nd September 2021 18:30 – 19:30 UK time. Speakers: Nick Schofield, John Howell, Jess Pugsley – Aberdeen […]

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Online Talk: Hydrocarbon to Geothermal Well Conversion Insights

Free
22 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event

Geothermal energy currently plays a small role in meeting the world’s energy demand, and commercial production has been mainly focused on high-temperature, often volcanic formations that limit development to certain […]

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Online Talk – Dino-colour extravaganza: New Visions of a Lost World

23 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event

Twenty-five years ago, the first feathered dinosaur was reported, Sinosauropteryx. There has been a revolution in dinosaur palaeobiology since then, driven by thousands of amazing specimens from China plus new […]

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Online Talk: The Changing Outer Hebrides: how geology shapes landscapes and people

Free
23 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event

Geology is fundamental to our sense of place. The underlying rocks determine a wide range of aspects of the landscape, from physical shape, to drainage and agriculture, and even elements […]

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Short Course: Geology of Scotland’s Hills

27 September @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Event

Scotland is renowned for its beautiful and varied mountain scenery. Look beneath the surface to discover a long and complex geological history that has produced a wide range of rock […]

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Online Course: Geology of Scotland – session 4

Free
27 September @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Event

The Grampian Terrane has basement rocks about 1800 million years old (Badenoch group and Rhinns Complex) buried under the Proterozoic rocks of the Dalradian supergroup on the mainland and its […]

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Scottish Geology Trust